Surya Kumar Bhuyan
|Surya Kumar Bhuyan|
January 27, 1894|
Fauzdaripatty, Nagaon district, Assam
Fauzdaripatty, Nagaon, Assam
|Education||M.A. , D Lit, PhD|
|Alma mater||Calcutta University|
Surya Kumar Bhuyan (Assamese: সূৰ্যকুমাৰ ভূঞা; 1894-1964) was a notable writer, historian, short story writer and poet from Assam. Bhuyan's contributions to the history of Assam, Assamese literature and language is impeccable. He was the president of the Asam Sahitya Sabha in 1953 held at Shillong. Moreover, he was also elected as a member of the Rajya Sabha during 1952-53. He was honored with, most notably, the Padma Shri title awarded by the Government of India in 1956.
Bhuyan was born in Fauzdaripatty, Nagaon district, Assam on 27 January 1894 to Rabilal Bhuyan and Bhubaneshwari Bhuyan. He started his schooling at Nagaon and then in 1904 he shifted to Shillong. He passed the entrance examination in 1909 from Shillong Govt. School. In 1909, he completed his B.A. from Presidency College, Calcutta. In 1916, he completed his M.A in English from Calcutta University. He started his career as a teacher in Jorhat Mission School. After few years, he joined as a lecturer in Cotton College at Guwahati in 1918. In 1936, Bhuyan went to England to do his PhD from the London School of Oriental and African Studies. Bhuyan was the first Assamese person who chaired as a Principal in Cotton College, Guwahati. He retired as the DPI Assam and took charge as Vice Chancellor of Gauhati University.
- Kamrupar Buranji (কামৰূপৰ বুৰঞ্জী; 1930)
- Deodhai Assam Buranji (দেওধাই অসম বুৰঞ্জী; 1932)
- Assamar Padya Buranji (অসমৰ পদ্য বুৰঞ্জী; 1932)
- Padshah Buranji (পদসাহ বুৰঞ্জী; 1935)
- Kachari Buranji (কছাৰী বুৰঞ্জী; 1936)
- Jayantia Buranji (জয়ন্তীয়া বুৰঞ্জী)
- Tripura Buranji (ত্ৰিপুৰা বুৰঞ্জী)
- Satsari Assam Buranji (সাতসৰী অসম বুৰঞ্জী)
- Konwar Bidroh (কোৱৰ বিদ্ৰোহ; 1948),
- Mirjumlar Asom Akramon (মিৰজুমলাৰ অসম আক্ৰমণ; 1956),
Biographical works in Assamese:
- Gopal Krishna Gokhle (গোপাল কৃষ্ণ গোখলে; 1961),
- Ahomar Din (আহোমৰ দিন; 1918),
- Robindra Nath Thakur (ৰবীন্দ্ৰ নাথ ঠাকুৰ; 1920),
- Anandaram Baruah (আনন্দৰাম বৰুৱা; 1920),
- Jonaki (জোনাকী; 1928),
- Chaneki (চানেকী; 1928),
- Asom Jiyori (অসম জীয়ৰী; 1935).
- Rajeswar Singha (ৰাজেশ্বৰ সিংহ; 1974),
- Ramoni Gabharu (ৰমনী গাভৰু; 1951),
- Swargadeu Godadhor Singha (স্বৰ্গদেউ গদাধৰ সিংহ),
- Anandaram Dhekial Phukan (আনন্দৰাম ঢেকীয়াল ফুকন)
- Jagannath Barua (জগন্নাথ বৰুৱা)
- Sir Edward Gait (চাৰ এডৱাৰ্ড গেইট) etc.
Creative works in Assamese:
- Nirmali (নিৰ্মালি; 1918) (collection of poems),
- Panchami (পঞ্চমী; 1927) (short story collection),
- Tripodi (ত্ৰিপদী; 1960) (collection of articles written on literature)
Books in English:
- An Assamese Nurjahan, (1962)
- Tungkhungia Buranji, (1932)
- Assamese Historical Literature,
- An Account of Assam,
- Preliminary Report on the old Record at Assam Secretariat,
- Lachit Barphukan and his Times,
- Annal of Delhi Badsahai,
- Anglo Assamese Relations (1937),
- The Seven Hindrances (1937),
- Atan Buragohain and his Times (1937),
- Studies in the Literature of Assam (1937)
- Catalogue of Historical writings (1955),
Books in Bengali:
- Bangla Vashai Oxomor Itihaas (বাংলা ভাষায় আসামেৰ ইতিহাস)
- Obosane Ahom Rajotwo (অবসানে আহোম ৰাজত্ব)
- Kabyoroshik Boiganiker Atmochorit (কাব্যৰসিক বৈজ্ঞানিকেৰে আত্মচৰিত)
- Europot Oxomor Jyotish Sutro (য়ুৰোপত অসমৰ জ্যোতিষ সূত্ৰ)
- Padma Shri award, the fourth-highest civilian award from the Government of India in the field of Literature & Education in 1956.
- Raibahaur title honoured by the ruling British government in 1933.
- Assamese literature
- List of people from Assam
- List of Asam Sahitya Sabha presidents
- List of Assamese writers with their pen names
- Brahmaputra Valley Regional Handloom Weavers' Co-operative Society (1991). Silent revolution, biggest human achievement in the world. Brahmaputra Valley Regional Handloom Weavers' Co-operative Society. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
- Birinchi Kumar Barua (1965). History of Assamese literature. East-West Center Press. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
- "Asam Sahitya Sabha is the foremost and the most popular organization of Assam". Vedanti.com. Retrieved 2013-06-20.
- "Surya Kumar Bhuyan". Vedanti.com. Retrieved 2013-06-20.
- Nalini Natarajan; Emmanuel Sampath Nelson (1 January 1996). Handbook of Twentieth-Century Literatures of India. Greenwood Publishing Group. pp. 28–. ISBN 978-0-313-28778-7. Retrieved 20 June 2013.
- "Padma Awards Directory (1954–2009)". Ministry of Home Affairs.
- Some poems of the author (in Assamese) at xophura.net.